Labrets made of bone, wood and stone

  • Exhibition Text

    • These were worn in a slit cut in a woman’s lower lip.

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  • Collection Information

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      Catalog No: 16 / 647
      Culture: HAIDA
      Locale: BC
      Country: CANADA
      Material: BONE
      Dimensions: L:4.5 W:4.5 [in CM]
      Acquisition Year: 1869-1890 [GIFT]
      Donor: BISHOP, HEBER R.

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      Catalog No: 16.1/ 2117
      Culture: HAIDA
      Locale: BC, HAIDA GWAII
      Country: CANADA
      Material: STONE
      Dimensions: L:5 W:2 [in CM]
      Acquisition Year: 1939 [GIFT]
      Donor: WANDER, PAUL

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      Catalog No: 16 / 648
      Culture: HAIDA
      Locale: BC
      Country: CANADA
      Material: BONE
      Dimensions: L:3.5 W:1.5 [in CM]
      Acquisition Year: 1869-1890 [GIFT]
      Donor: BISHOP, HEBER R.

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      Catalog No: 16 / 645
      Culture: HAIDA
      Locale: BC
      Country: CANADA
      Material: WOOD
      Dimensions: L:6.5 W:2.5 [in CM]
      Acquisition Year: 1869-1890 [GIFT]
      Donor: BISHOP, HEBER R.

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      Catalog No: 16 / 646
      Culture: HAIDA
      Locale: BC
      Country: CANADA
      Material: WOOD, SHELL (ABALONE)
      Dimensions: L:7.75 W:3.1 [in CM]
      Acquisition Year: 1869-1890 [GIFT]
      Donor: BISHOP, HEBER R.

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      Catalog No: 16 / 644
      Culture: HAIDA
      Locale: BC
      Country: CANADA
      Material: WOOD, SHELL, METAL
      Dimensions: L:7 W:2.8 H:1.7 [in CM]
      Acquisition Year: 1869-1890 [GIFT]
      Donor: BISHOP, HEBER R.

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